Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 33 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -28
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 58 66 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.68% 6.89% 4.33%
As % of the System Software category 55.77% 81.48% 80.30%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 48
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.07% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £17,000 £19,000 £18,175
90th Percentile £38,075 £38,750 £47,075
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £31,280 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.10% -3.76% -

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 104 81 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.18% 8.46% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 89 71 61
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,500 £29,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.41% +11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,000 £18,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £44,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +15.38%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield +19 20 £33,500 +9.84% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -7 12 £32,500 +16.07% 6
Stafford +19 8 £46,250 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +1 7 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Cannock - 5 £35,500 -
Tamworth -13 2 £23,500 +17.50% 8
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) VMware
3 28 (48.28%) Windows Server
4 26 (44.83%) Office 365
5 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 21 (36.21%) SQL
6 21 (36.21%) Windows 10
7 19 (32.76%) IIS
8 18 (31.03%) Firewall
8 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
9 17 (29.31%) WAN
10 15 (25.86%) LAN
10 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
12 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
13 11 (18.97%) SAN
13 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
13 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (18.97%) Driving Licence
14 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
14 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
14 10 (17.24%) VPN
14 10 (17.24%) ITIL
14 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (17.24%) VLAN
15 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (15.52%) DNS
15 9 (15.52%) HP
15 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (32.76%) IIS
2 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) Sitefinity
4 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.72%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.83%) Office 365
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) Firewall
2 17 (29.31%) WAN
3 15 (25.86%) LAN
4 11 (18.97%) SAN
5 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 10 (17.24%) VLAN
5 10 (17.24%) VPN
6 9 (15.52%) DNS
7 7 (12.07%) NAS
8 5 (8.62%) Skype
8 5 (8.62%) SSH
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.17%) DHCP
11 2 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
11 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
11 2 (3.45%) MPLS
11 2 (3.45%) SNMP
11 2 (3.45%) VoIP
11 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Administrator
4 11 (18.97%) IT Support
5 10 (17.24%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (8.62%) Cloud Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Data Centre Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Systems Support
8 5 (8.62%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Security Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
1 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (6.90%) CSS
1 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
1 4 (6.90%) jQuery
1 4 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) HTML5
2 2 (3.45%) LDAP
2 2 (3.45%) XHTML
2 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Driving Licence
2 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.62%) Clustering
4 5 (8.62%) Fintech
4 5 (8.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 28 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 21 (36.21%) Windows 10
4 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Unix
7 5 (8.62%) CentOS
7 5 (8.62%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.45%) Android
9 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
4 5 (8.62%) BCP
4 5 (8.62%) Case Management
4 5 (8.62%) Change Management
4 5 (8.62%) Contract Management
4 5 (8.62%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (8.62%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (8.62%) Expense Management
4 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) MVC
6 3 (5.17%) ERP
7 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.45%) RAD
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) C#
2 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) CCNA
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.34%) MCSA
3 5 (8.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (6.90%) CCENT
4 4 (6.90%) MCP
4 4 (6.90%) MCSE
5 3 (5.17%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) Squid
3 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) VMware
2 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) HP
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) BT
6 5 (8.62%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) Veeam
8 2 (3.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.72%) Dell